The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 15 29 9
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 17 12 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 9.60% 5.00% 18.24%
As % of the General category 19.54% 6.63% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 50
Average salary £58,750 £80,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.56% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%
Investment Banking
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

General Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
87 181 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 49.15% 75.42% 80.55%
Number of salaries quoted 60 157 207
Average salary £57,500 £78,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.28% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £110,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Canary Wharf region.

Investment Banking Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Investment Banking.

1 23 (100.00%) Banking
2 17 (73.91%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
4 8 (34.78%) Financial Institution
4 8 (34.78%) Corporate Banking
4 8 (34.78%) Investment Management
4 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Derivative
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) Change Management
8 4 (17.39%) C++
8 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) Analytics
9 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (13.04%) Wealth Management
9 3 (13.04%) OO
9 3 (13.04%) C#
9 3 (13.04%) Project Management
9 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (8.70%) MBA
10 2 (8.70%) OOD
10 2 (8.70%) Front Office
10 2 (8.70%) CIMA

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) OLAP
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
1 2 (8.70%) CruiseControl
1 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (100.00%) Banking
2 17 (73.91%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Corporate Banking
3 8 (34.78%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.70%) Front Office
5 1 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Banking Business Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Business Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Development Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Change Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Database Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) MDX
2 1 (4.35%) WCF
2 1 (4.35%) WPF
2 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
2 1 (4.35%) LINQ
2 1 (4.35%) Ext JS
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Derivative
3 4 (17.39%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (8.70%) Reference Data
4 2 (8.70%) PMI
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Replication
5 1 (4.35%) Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) Equities
5 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
2 8 (34.78%) Investment Management
2 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Change Management
5 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Wealth Management
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
7 2 (8.70%) OOD
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (8.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CIMA
2 2 (8.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) EMIR
1 2 (8.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Sybase
1 2 (8.70%) Progress
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) GoldenSource
2 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.35%) SAP